Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 4, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) In-Flight Wi-Fi Developments Bringing the Home Experience to the Aircraft
Link to Future Travel Experience article


2) Radar-Capable Traffic Cams Installed Through Pyongyang, Pictures Show
Link to NK News article


3) Making Columbus Transportation 'Smart' Will Take Years
Link to Columbus Dispatch article

4) Columbus's Smart City Challenge Grant Victory Discussed at Forum
Link to WCBE Radio story


5) UK's Maritime Surveillance, Security Slammed
Link to Marine Electronics & Communications article


6) New Zealand Ministry of Transport Apologizes for 'Offensive' Survey
Link to Newshub article


7) Virginia DOT Uses Active Traffic Management System to Ease I-66 Bottleneck
Link to Washington Post article

8) Pennsylvania Turnpike Plans 550-Mile Broadband Internet Network
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer article

9) Quincy, Massachusetts Officials Post Signs Explaining Confusing New Traffic Signal
Link to Patriot Ledger article


10) NHTSA to Release Self-Driving Vehicle Guidelines by End of Summer
Link to Detroit Free Press article

11) USDOT to Host Webinars on Insights, Challenges and Lessons Learned from First Phase of the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program
Link to further information

News Releases

 -  Call for Nominations – Diversity Award 2016 – ITS Australia
 -  Request for Information – Independent Testing, Verification and Validation of Shared Autonomous Vehicles – Contra Costa Transportation Authority

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